Things to do in Unapool
Explore the amazing things to do in Unapool and some of the top attractions on the NC500, when you stay with us. There’s plenty of activities to get stuck into from exploring magical coastlines, spotting native wildlife and hiking through stunning scenery, you trip will definitely be one to remember!
The Coigach Half Marathon – Saturday 7th October
Take a run in the wild and beautiful Coigach Peninsula for the popular Coigach Half Marathon.
Join some of our Highland Coast Hotels team as they run as part of the Geopark Runners group to support the North West Highlands Geopark and it’s communities.
If you can’t manage the run but would like to support the Geopark Runners visit their JustGiving page.
Image: Tim Hamlet
WILD & BEAUTIFUL
Explore the majestic scenery
Venture out and explore. Rugged mountains. A stunning coastline. Golden beaches and crystal-clear water. Prepare to be amazed by this idyllic scenery and its savage beauty. The open spaces of Sutherland are a tonic for the senses and one of the best things to explore in Unapool. Have a holiday to remember in this true Highland wilderness. Kylesku, a couple of miles away, offers boat trips to the seal colony and the highest waterfall in Britain and a great restaurant overlooking Loch Glendhu.
OUT & ABOUT
The West Coast of Scotland
Renowned for its outdoor activities. Walk. Hill climb. Kayak. Fish. Cycle. Drive. You can do it all here. Want a challenging climb? There are two Munros in the area and several Corbetts, including neighbouring Quinag. Prefer something more easy-going? Take a leisurely stroll along one of the many golden sandy beaches. Enjoy a scenic drive around the routes that are the main attraction of the NC500, hugging the coastline and witness some of the wildest and most dramatic scenery found anywhere in the UK.
SO MUCH TO SEE
A paradise for wildlife
The birdlife and animals roaming wild are a great attraction in Unapool. Otters. Eagles. Stags. There’s even a common seal colony and breeding grounds right on our doorstep, in the loch below Newton Lodge. Watch them via binoculars from the lounge and bar or take a pair out with you and wait and see what happens. We would love to know what you have spotted
AN ANCIENT LANDSCAPE
UNESCO Global Geopark
One of more than 150 worldwide, this protected area tells the story of a unique landscape and geological heritage. 3 billion years of rock formations – the oldest to be found anywhere in Europe and containing the earliest evidence of life. Visit The Rock Stop Café for more information on this fascinating subject and marvel at the view.